March 31, 2018
To TNWOHM fan's around the world,
Welcome to the Weekend News Report. Coming at you every Saturday here at TNWOHM, and also available to read at hairbandheaven.rocks. It was another eventful week in the genre of modern hair/sleaze metal. The Easter weekend has a lot going on. But the big event on this page/social media magazine/video sharing network is the March video/single contest. The voting will start on April 1st.
The selections you can choose fron will be:
17 Crash (featuring Alessio Lucatti) - Rum All Night
Animal Drive - Had Enough
Backbone Crash - Acid Suicide
Black Alpine - Melt The Snow
Crosson - Never Give Up
Dangerous Curves - So Dirty Right (lyric video)
Hardcore Superstar - Electric Rider
Love Stallion - Slow Release
Maverick - Myrmidon (single)
Salems Lott - Shattered To Pieces
Sandness - Monster Inside Me
🇸🇪Crashdiet🇸🇪 had their official comeback show last night in their hometown of Stockholm. 🇫🇮Shiraz Lane🇫🇮 were the support band of the night. The crowd was energetic as evidenced in the live video of "It's A Miracle" that is up on the band page. The tour starts this April!
🇱🇻Bloody Heels🇱🇻 fan's in Warsaw: the gig on the 13th has changed venues. The show will be at club Potok instead of at the Offside where it was originally scheduled for. The concert will start at the same time, same date, Freakshow is still opening up for them, only the venue has changed.
The monthly profile picture of this social media magazine/page/video sharing network for the month of April goes to 🇫🇷BlackRain🇫🇷! They had a mini tour in March, they shot a new video, and a new album is coming in 2018!
The New Wave Of Hair Metal is proud to announce another friendship from another record label. Please welcome Sleazsy Rider Records from Greece to the mix. Sleazsy Rider has a long list of bands on their roster such as Sandness, and the Nasty Ratz. I thank them for their support.
North America (United States, Canada, Mexico):
🇺🇸Denman🇺🇸 are playing at the Mercy Lounge in Tennessee tonight. You can catch 🇨🇦Dextress🇨🇦 at the Distortion in Calgary on April 14th. 🇨🇦Love Razer🇨🇦 will be playing with Destroyer on April 7th at the Back Alley bar & grill. 🇨🇦Rusted🇨🇦 will be playing at the Club Soda in Montreal on the 13th. 🇺🇸Salems Lott🇺🇸 will officially release "Mask Of Morality" on April 6th.
You can now pre-order the new 🇺🇸Station🇺🇸 album "More Than The Moon". 🇺🇸Steel Panther🇺🇸 are in Pennsylvania for the Sunset Strip Live tour at the Sherman. 🇺🇸WICKED🇺🇸 will be playing at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn on April 11th. They'll be supporting Punky Meadows and Frank Dimino of Angel. Get your tickets now! 🇺🇸Wildstreet🇺🇸 rocked the St Vitus on Thursday night.
Northern Europe (Nordic countries):
🇫🇮Archie Cruz🇫🇮 celebrated his birthday on the 26th. 🇸🇪Crazy Lixx🇸🇪 will be playing the Sweden Rock festival on June 7th along with Iron Maiden! 🇸🇪Eclipse🇸🇪 played at Harry's on the 29th with Dynazty. 🇸🇪Hardcore Superstar🇸🇪 are live in Eskilstuna in Sweden tonight.
🇸🇪H.E.A.T.🇸🇪 frontman, Erik Grönwall is playing Simon Zealotes in Jesus Christ Superstar
, this Sunday at 8/7c on NBC. I did an interview with 🇳🇴NiteRain🇳🇴 lead guitarist Addy this week. You can go to the album titled "Interviews" to read it. 🇫🇮Rust N' Rage🇫🇮 released their new lyric video for the song "Dreamcatcher". The new album "Tales From The Wasteland" is due out on April 13th. 🇫🇮Serpico🇫🇮 are playing at the Basso in Turku on the 13th. 🇫🇮Temple Balls🇫🇮 are giving away a free "Thunder From The North" tour t-shirt away along with a signed copy of Traded Dreams. How do you win? Visit their page for details.
United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland:
🇬🇧Bigfoot🇬🇧 will be playing at the Slade Rooms this week. 🇬🇧Maverick🇬🇧 had their album launch last night at the Limelight 2 in Belfast. 🇬🇧Midnite City🇬🇧 keyboardist, Shawn Charvette celebrated his birthday on the 30th. 🇮🇪W.A.L.K.E.R.🇮🇪 will be playing their first ever headline show at downstairs Fibber Magges on April 5th. Be on the lookout for other big news coming from them soon.
🇨🇭Dizzy Fox🇨🇭 released their new single yesterday titled "Seems So Real".
Today is the last day to vote for a t-shirt design for 🇩🇪Night Lazer🇩🇪. 🇩🇪Pussy Sisster🇩🇪 has a cameo in the German cinemas in the new Bulent Ceylan movie. 🇩🇪Snakebite🇩🇪 have set a release date of May 4th for their up coming album "Rise Of The Snake".
Eastern Europe, and European Russia:
🇨🇿Double Raw🇨🇿 have a new single called "High Society". It's not on YouTube yet, but you can download/stream it on iTunes, Deezer, Spotify, Amazon, and Google Play. 🇵🇱Freakshow🇵🇱 will be opening for Bloody Heels in Warsaw at the Potok on April 13th. 🇨🇿Nasty Ratz🇨🇿 were featured on the BEAT 95.3 FM in Prague this week. They also did an interview with Karla The Fox. They have new gigs announced, go to their page for dates and venues. 🇷🇺Stripped Guns🇷🇺 released a live in the studio video for the song "Love's Gotta Hold On Me". The song will be featured on their up coming EP "Wild At Heart". 🇨🇿Sweet Leopard🇨🇿 will be having their Spring Sweet Fest 5 on April 27th.
🇮🇹17 Crash🇮🇹 have officially released "Hit The Prey" on all digital formats. The physical copy will be available on April 13th. 🇭🇷Animal Drive🇭🇷 will be at the Bikers Beer Factory on April 13th. 🇪🇸Erotic Psycho🇪🇸 have officially released their new album "The Lost Boyz" on all digital formats.
🇮🇹Hell In The Club🇮🇹 played at a wild show last weekend at the Officine Ferroviarie. They'll be at the Base on the 13th. Be sure to pick up the "HITC : The Graphic Novel" at shows. You can also order it directly through the band. 🇮🇹The Lethal Idols🇮🇹 are playing at the Rock N' Roll club in Milano tonight. 🇮🇹Reckless🇮🇹 played the Glam Rock Day at the Boston Square last weekend with GLAMSTAR. 🇮🇹Speed Stroke🇮🇹 will be playing back to back nights in Germany at the end of April. They'll be in Munich on the 27th at the 8Below club, and then on the 28th at Paunchy Cats to play with Crashdiet, Maverick, and the Trench Dogs.
Australia, and New Zealand:
🇦🇺Dangerous Curves🇦🇺 released another single from their debut "So Dirty Right" this week. The new single is for the song "Club Mile High". The album will be out on April 6th. They release party is on the 6th at the Bendigo Hotel. 🇦🇺Sisters Doll🇦🇺 the Strut single re-launch date is on May 26th at the Musicland in Melbourne. 🇦🇺Snake Bite Whisky🇦🇺 have announced new UK dates. Check their page for listings. They will also be opening for the Bulletboys on May 3rd. 🇦🇺Vicious Addiction🇦🇺 played the Pigfest 3 in Canberra last night.
South America, Middle America, and the Caribbean Islands:
🇧🇷Inluzt🇧🇷 are writing and are in the process of recording their debut album. 🇧🇷Tales From The Porn🇧🇷 will be playing at the Manifesto bar on April 7th.
South Africa/India/Japan/Asia/Middle Eastern:
🇮🇳Girish And The Chronicles🇮🇳 bassist, Yogi, celebrated his birthday on the 29th. The band will be releasing their new video "Walking The Line" soon. 🇿🇦L.A. Cobra🇿🇦 are being nominated for two awards in the South African Metal Music Awards. The ceremony will be held on April 7th at Rumours Rock City.
Video of the week (March 24 - March 31 ):
Salems Lott - Shattered To Pieces
That is all of the news I have for this week. As always, forgive me if I forgot to mention anything. And if anything new pops up I'll do my best to share it.
Keep the hairspray coming, and crank the guitars to 11!!!
Tom - Admin
The New Wave Of Hair Metal
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